Google Pulling Support of the Galaxy Nexus? Not So Fast

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    There has been a lot of innuendo thrown around the web this afternoon that Google would no longer be supporting Verizon's Galaxy Nexus. A scare swept through the web when the G-Nex, codenamed "toro" went missing from Android Open Source Project's list. Also, Google's downloadable factory ROM images listed "toro's" files as archived for reference only. This lead the original source of this story to assume that Google would be stopping support of the G-Nex.

    The answer as to why is now known and is a much simpler explanation without the rampant speculation. According to Google, the reason both Nexus platforms were removed is simply because not all features are supported. Furthermore, Google reiterated that the company will continue to support the Verizon Galaxy Nexus through official firmware updates.

    It will be business as usual if you own the Nexus, so there is no need to worry. The full explanation is below.

    Via: The Verge
    Source: Google/DL
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    I still really doubt we will get updates from google. They will be from verizon most likely....1-2 months after they get them from google(IE 4.0.3). Should have known better.:frown:
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    Just root and update yourself. At least you still have an unlocked bootloader DancingNexus
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    Doesn't the Sprint Nexus S get updates a little bit after the GSM Nexus S?